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Background to the contaminated land regime (the regime)The contaminated land regime is set out in Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990...
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Parties1[insert name of licensor] [of [insert address] OR company number [insert company number] whose registered office is at [insert address]] (the...
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Who may be liable?Anyone who is an 'appropriate person' may be liable for remediation of contaminated land under Part IIA of the Environmental...
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Brexit impactThis Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day)....
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1DefinitionsIn this clause [1] the following definitions apply:Contaminated Land Regime•Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 as amended...
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Types of contaminated land liabilitiesThere are several types of liabilities associated with land contamination that are summarised in the table...
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Why is land contamination important in corporate deals?Land contamination concerns are an important consideration in private mergers and acquisitions...
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Due diligence in contaminated land transactionsLambson Fine Chemicals Ltd v Merlion Capital Housing Ltd [2008] All ER (D) 116 (Feb) highlights the...
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Contaminated land'Land contamination' is a general term used to describe any land that may be contaminated in some way. 'Contaminated land', is a...
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Right of appealAnyone served with a remediation notice under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, Pt IIA (EPA 1990) has a statutory right of appeal...
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What is land remediation relief?Land remediation relief (LRR) is a relief from corporation tax for expenditure on remediating contaminated land or...
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When can enforcing authorities carry out remediation work?Enforcing authorities have power to do what is 'appropriate' by way of remediation under the...
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On 13 April 2016, the Law Society issued an updated practice note on contaminated land. Prior to this, the practice note dated 18 December 2014,...
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Background to the contaminated land regimeThe contaminated land regime was introduced in 2000 to:•deal with the legacy of contaminated sites in the UK...
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Requirement for remediationEnforcing authorities must ensure that any land they identify as contaminated land under the Environmental Protection Act...
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